Bente Knoll has a background and long-time experience in landscape, spatial and transport planning, mobility research, environmental sciences and engineering, sustainable development, gender equality as well as systemic communication and social media. In addition to her self-employed work, she has worked as a lecturer at various universities in Austria, such as the TUW (University of Technology, Vienna). She has various teaching assignments, holds basic and advanced lectures as well as seminars in Gender Studies and Engineering. In 2010, she published a basic textbook in this topic together with Brigitte Ratzer.
Gender specialist with extensive experience in the international cooperation sector. Initially trained in Statistics and Economics, she later specialised in International Development and Social Anthropology. She has experience working as a researcher and a M&E specialist, as well as a trainer in most global regions. Her main areas of interest are (paid and unpaid) care work, gender policy analysis and gender budgeting, as well as women’s empowerment initiatives.